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Merchandiser

Job Title: Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92002
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.51108.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 28, 2013 14:44

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Merchandiser to join a successful UK retailer based in the North West. Reporting to the Head of Merchandising you will be responsible for liaising closely with the buying and allocations team and work together to build a commercially viable range. As Merchandiser,you will be responsible for: * Maintaining the WSSI and controlling OTB. * Review, propose and implement mark-down activity to reduce terminal stock. * Creating a range plan to optimise the allocated space and maximise sales and profit. * Monitoring market activity, through regular competitor shop visits. * Identifying and regularly review potential suppliers. * Ensuring that your team are responding efficiently and effectively to any delivery issues. To be Successful, you will have: * Excellent leadership skills and be adept at change management, analysis and decision making. * Advanced Excel knowledge as well as the ambition to drive the merchandising strategy. * A wealth of retail merchandising experience at team management level from a leading multiple retailer on the high street. This is a great opportunity for a Merchandising professional who thrives on working in a fast moving environment within a successful retail business. This is a rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.